Shaq Thompson hoping to stay put with Panthers

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At the ending of this 2019 season, linebacker Shaq Thompson is set to become an unrestricted free agent.
If Thompson gets his way he will be staying stuck in Carolina with the Panthers.
“This is a place I’ve been around for five years,” Thompson told the Charlotte Observer’s Brendan Marks. “I don’t wish to know any other location.”
Together with Carolina having picked up his fifth-year choice, the 2015 NFL Draft’s 25th pick is set to make $9.23 million in 2019.
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To say it’s going to be a period for Thompson is an understatement.
In the final year of the contract, he will be playing as above. Additionally, he’ll be coming back by a season-ending excursion to injured reserve with a shoulder injury and he will be transitioning, in addition to the rest of the shield, by a 4-3 plot to a 3-4 in the wake of Thomas Davis’ departure.
Together with Davis Thompson ought to be known for more repetitions and more chance to show his range and flexibility.
The new scheme appears to be coming as well.
“We’re used to 4-3, but we are getting adjusted to this 3-4,” he explained. “I like it. It is just knowing where to line up and the way things fit a little bit differently with the front and all that.”
In 2018, Thompson’s 79 tackles in 11 starts (14 games) tied Davis for second on the Panthers and his 3.5 sacks were third on the team. He has been called upon to play in nickel packages and at security, so his flexibility has come to the forefront.
He’s improved, Since Thompson’s role using the Panthers has increased.
So, as the 2019 kickoff dawns, everything appears to be convince Carolina to deliver him back and to have an impressive season. It is just up to him to seize a contract — along with the day.

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